STING ANNOUNCED FOR CORK LIVE AT THE MARQUEE 2013

STING will perform 1-July at this summer’s Live at the Marquee in Cork as part of his Back to Bass Tour. Following the critical and popular success of Sting’s 2011-2012 world tour throughout North America, Europe, the UK, South Africa, and Asia, Aiken Promotions is pleased to announce that the Back to Bass tour will […]

Cloud and big data are transforming how we live and work

**** Cloud computing and big data, the global IT sector’s top-trending themes, are transforming how we live and work, Bob Savage, Vice-President and Managing Director of EMC’s Centre of Excellence, will tell the annual summit of the Irish Technology Leadership Group (ITLG) in Cork later today. ** ** EMC, the cloud, big data and IT […]

Ice: Car slips into Courtmacsherry Estuary

The Emergency Services in Cork are appealing to Motorists to be careful on the icy roads this morning. In West Cork, a car driven by woman with a young boy as a passenger slipped into the Courtmacsherry Estuary earlier. The accident happened around 9am at slow speed, between Courtmacsherry and Timoleague, where the road and […]

FF to hold CAP Consultation Meeting in Bantry

Fianna Fáil will host a public meeting on CAP reform in Bantry next week, where farmers will be consulted about their views in advance of crucial negotiations on the policy. The meeting will take place next Tuesday, 29th January at the Westlodge Hotel in Bantry at 8pm. Representatives of all the different farming organisations have […]

Failte Ireland Outlines Cork Plans for 2013

Confidence in the Irish tourism industry about its prospects for the year ahead is at its highest levels since the current downturn began in 2007, it was revealed today at Fáilte Ireland’s annual tourism industry briefing for the South West region which was held in The Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork. This optimism is also helped […]

Cobh keen to foster Business

Cobh Town council is set to be the first town council in the country to introduce a scheme to encourage new buissness start ups by incorperating the new buisness start up grant scheme in the 2013 budget. Cllr John Mulvihill jnr who has driven the scheme through the town council has welcomed the support it […]

HSE extends Suicide Bereavement Services in Cork

HSE extends Suicide Bereavement Services in Cork

People who have experienced the loss of someone close due to suicide are invited to a series of free suicide bereavement group programmes being run across Cork and Kerry. The bereavement support groups which are facilitated by Console counsellors in partnership with the HSE South will run for eight consecutive weeks, and those interested in […]

Money granted for resurfacing West Cork Roads

Labour TD for Cork South-West Michael McCarthy has welcomed news that Skibbereen and Ballinsacarthy are among the areas in Cork which will receive funding under the 2013 national road allocations. “I can confirm that the N71 between Skibbereen and Newcourt is set to receive €55,000, while some €400,000 is being allocated to pavement strengthening works […]

Buttimer pays tribute to former councillor Dan Morrissey

Cork South Central Fine Gael TD Jerry Buttimer has paid tribute to former councillor Dan Morrissey and has extended his sympathy to his family. Mr Morrissey passed away on 16 January at Mercy University Hospital. “Dan was a great community activist, involved in so many aspects of life in Ballyphehane. He was a genuine and […]